NEWS & EVENTS
EXCELLENCES AND SUCCESSO AT
6° WORLD FORUM FOR PEACE!
The 6th World Forum for Peace, took place on 12th-13th-14th November 2016 in different locations of Lugano and organized by Culture Network Ticino Association, was once again, for the sixth year in a row, a great event full of debates, social events, entertainment and guests, but especially of great solidarity. Saturday, November 12th, 2016, from 3:30 PM at the beautiful Villa Sassa in Lugano, after the musical moment by Renato Torre, the President Margherita Maffeis opened the first day of the Forum in the presence of the Mayor of Lugano Marco Borradori, the lawyer Chiarella Rei-Ferrari and Father Abramo Unal of the Aramaic Community.
The transboundary event “In Cammino per la Pace“, held Saturday, October 8th, 2016, has amply fulfilled all the expectations placed in this fourth edition. The event dedicated to the culture of peace and solidarity, had the extraordinary participation ofnearly 200 people at the walk and at the “maccheronata”. It proved the perfect opportunity to convey the values of peace through every step, from Agno to Ponte Tresa, with at the end the “maccheronata of solidarity” great moment of conviviality and entertainment.
In December 2015, the Association Culture Ticino Network has financed the purchase of food and medicines for the children living in the Bethany House Sto. Nino orphanage, in the Philippines. The fundraising , which took place during the 5th World Forum for Peace and other events, has allowed the association to achieve this great goal. We have decided to continue to support the Bethany House for the year 2016. Follow us and help us raise funds for these children!
5th World Peace Forum
The World Peace Forum, held from the 14th to the 16th November 2015 and organized by the Culture Ticino Network, is reconfirmed, for the fifth year in a row, a great event full of debates, friendly gatherings, entertainment and guests, but especially of great solidarity.
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The Minivan of Solidarity, it’s finally here!
Culture Ticino Network, along with many of its partners, has been able to earmark enough money to translate this ambitious project into reality. The minivan was delivered in May 2015 to GenerazionePiù diurnal center in Lugano.
Delivery of teaching materials to Loregae school!
We are pleased to inform that the project “Peace Karamoja” 2014-2015, by the GIM, and aims to support the development of the village Loleya in Uganda, has been materialized, thanks to our supporters, with the purchase of teaching materials for school students Lorengae, Uganda.